UPDATE opening after wet season closure: some camping areas are open, Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)

Closure status: A facility or feature within the park is closed

Park or facility closure
1 December 2021 to 30 July 2022
10 November 2021 2:59pm
23 June 2022 3:30pm

This alert applies to the following park:

UPDATE: some camping areas in Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) are now open. Below is an update on camping areas opening after wet season closure.

The following camping areas are now open:

  • Jerry Lagoon
  • Twin Lagoons 1
  • Twin Lagoons 2
  • 10 Mile Junction
  • Old Archer Crossing

Due to continuing wet conditions, the following camping areas will remain closed until further notice. Rangers will continue to assess conditions and this park alert will be updated when access to the camping areas is possible. At this point in time, access is not expected until after 30 July 2022.

  • Mango Lagoon 1
  • Mango Lagoon 2  
  • Mango Lagoon 3
  • First Coen River
  • Second Coen River
  • Chong Swamp

The following camping areas are anticipated to reopen 30 July 2022 and a 1 month booking horizon has been placed on these sites as access is often severely impacted post-wet season, requiring an extension to the wet season closure:

  • Vardons Lagoon
  • Governor's Waterhole

The following camping area is closed for management purposes until further notice:

  • Horsetailer Waterhole

Please monitor park alerts for current information.

For further information please contact the Coen Ranger Base on (07) 4060 1137.

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